Q: How do you lock the car door without a key?

asked by on December 15, 2015

How do you lock the car door without a key?

While you can easily use the remote to lock your car doors, or even the key, you can also lock them manually. Here’s what you should do:

Remote Enabled Civics:

  1. Use the master switch to lock all the doors, or manually flip the lock tab to the lock position.

  2. Close the door.

No Remote:

  1. Open the door

  2. Pull the outside handle

  3. Flip the lock tab to the locked position

  4. Let go of the handle

  5. Close the door

Tips

  • Locking the driver door locks all the other doors.

  • Don’t leave your keys in the car.

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